The GAAP team is comprised of bold solution seekers, close to the farm, working to understand producer's needs.
CEO & President
Jay is both a seasoned entrepreneur and high level operating senior executive having spent in excess of 15 years within the agriculture and food sector.
Jay has built and exited 3 ag food start-ups, held senior positions for multi-national agriculture and food companies and helped several other start-ups and growth stage companies transition through the R&D stage to commercialization and eventual exit.
As a global citizen, Jay brings a unique perspective to GAAP and is driven to help those around him achieve their goals
Program & Partnerships Manager
Susan was born and raised on the Prairies, and graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2014 with a BSA in Food Science.
She is passionate about every aspect of food, from growing and cooking, to innovation and philosophy. She believes that food is the great connector, and supporting game-changing advancements will lead to a revolution in sustainability and accessibility. In her role as Program and Partnerships Manager, Susan is driven to support founder success through building connections and fostering collaboration.
When she’s not thinking about food, Susan enjoys fiercely competitive Uno with her 3 boys, and walking the family dogs with her husband.
Grayson is a third generation grain and cattle farmer on her family farm Ravenworth Cattle in Middle Lake, Saskatchewan.
She acquired her B.Comm in Management and Marketing in 2019. She is a director on the Sask Young Ag board, a graduate of the NextGen Mentorship Program through Canadian Western Agribition and was a 4-H member for 16 years.